Kids in front of large white haven motel neon signThe Johnson County Museum in Overland Park, KS is open to the public Monday through Saturday, 9:00am - 4:30pm. Enhanced cleaning protocols are in place for your safety.

Pre-registration is recommended for KidScape. Two sessions are available: 9:00 am -12:00 pm and 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm). 

Become a member and enjoy the museum, KidScape and our temporary gallery exhibitions year-round for FREE!

lanesfield schoolhouseLanesfield Historic Site
is open to the public from 10:00am to 4:00pm on the second Saturday of each month. Admission to Lanesfield Historic Site is free!

Fieldtrips, Escape Rooms, and Group Tours are available by appointment.  For questions or to book your experience, call 913-715-2570. 

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Paul McCobb... the greatest American designer you didn't know you knew!

Paul McCobb is the greatest American designer you didn’t know you knew. McCobb designed functional and versatile items for the postwar American consumer in the Mid-Century Modern (MCM) era. He sought to improve the way Americans lived through mass produced yet high-quality pieces that were available in department stores as well as high-end galleries. 

Photos of furniture by Paul McCobb in exhibit

This groundbreaking temporary exhibit will feature dozens of items from a private collection. Whether you grew up with McCobb’s products, are a recent MCM aficionado, or just love exploring good design, you will not want to miss this exhibit!

Exhibit opens May 22, and runs through January 7, 2022.

Rising to the challengeCurrent Creative Commons Exhibition

Suburban Strength In Difficult Times

The COVID-19 pandemic is an historic event unlike anything most Johnson Countians have experienced. Although the time of COVID-19 seems unique, Johnson Countians have faced other periods of great difficulty. Armed conflicts like the Civil War, World Wars, and Vietnam. Natural disasters such as the 1951 flood, tornadoes, and droughts. Economic downturns from the Great Depression to the 2008 recession...  READ MORE

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